The Gemstone Detective

Many new pieces for July 2017

Many new pieces for July 2017

Come check us all out. Chandelier Earrings,  Donut Holes, Gold Saturno and many more.   Something new is always on the jeweler's bench!

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Bastille Day 2017

Reticulated Silver Store news

Bastille Day 2017

Hot and sweltering in Seattle but not in the cool studio.   Have a look around the revamped site.   See something you like?   Buy it!  It won't be here for long.   Fall is just around the corner.....

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What is Reticulated Silver?

Reticulated Silver

What is Reticulated Silver?

Reticulated Silver is a mix of sterling (.925), fine silver (.999) and copper (.075).   The metal is repeatedly heated, quenched and pickled.   During this process, the copper content is concentrated at the core of the metal, surrounded by a skin of fine silver.  Then, during the reticulation process, a very hot flame from a jeweler’s torch is moved in a specific pattern to bring the copper core to a melting point that in turn creates a liquid within the silver skin.  The path and angle of the flame affects the textures created, very often resembling a mountain peak,...

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Some new galleries!

Some new galleries!

Freehand Gallery in Los Angeles, California now carries Ellen Lyons Jewelry Designs.   Please visit them or their website:    http://www.freehand.com    

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Heirloom and Bridal Jewelry

Heirloom and Bridal Jewelry

A complete line is available for the bride, the new mom and for any special occasion.   The bridal line pieces are designed to be heirloom keepsakes.    Free shipping on all orders here over $300.00.   Standard Shipping $15.00  

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